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blind alley

noun as in closed-off passage


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I cannot put my own case to the Admiralty although the machines are wanted for overland tactics—a fatal blind alley.

The imitation of foreigners is the dangerous blind alley into which our art has betaken itself.

It darted around the blind-alley shelf and was back a moment later.

By the end of the Hospital of Santo Spirito there was a little blind alley bounded by a low wall.

He was at the end of a blind alley, where there was no light from any direction except that by which he had entered it.

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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to blind alley, such as: blank wall, cul-de-sac, dead end, dead-end street, impasse, and tangent.

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